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Re: Deleting/Renaming locked files with "keep locks" selected

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-18 14:06:50 CET

Kirk Lapray wrote:
> I have looked through the mailing list and all bug reports and have not
> seen this problem mentioned. I might have overlooked it, and if so,
> please disregard this report.
> Whenever a file is deleted or renamed using the TortoiseSVN tools and
> then committed with "keep locks" selected the server keeps a lock on
> these files even though they no longer exist. So, if at any time in the
> future you try to add a file that has the same name as one of these
> previous files you get a "file already exists" error. This also has the
> possibility of leaving a lot of locks on the server that I would think
> are unnecessary.
> To me it would seem to make sense to always remove the lock on files
> that are deleted, even if "keep locks" is selected. On files that are
> renamed remove the lock on the old file and get a lock on the new file
> if "keep locks" is selected.
> I am not sure how hard this would be to implement, or if there is a good
> reason why it is not like this. I have had some problems with it lately
> and ended up cleaning almost 600 locks up for files that no longer exist
> in the repository.

Reported with reproduction recipe on the Subversion mailing list.


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